Valley City’s New Afterschool Program Engages 29 Students In STEAM

We’re excited to announce that Valley City has opened a new SEEC meaningful-out-of-school-time program at Washington Elementary! Located in the school’s library, the program is equipped with enough staff to engage with 29 students (currently 10 4th graders, 9 5th graders, and 10 6th graders) in STEAM-related activities and projects! Jessica Sanden, a library media…
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Baesler: Succeed 2020 Improved Student Graduation And Scholarship Rates

Baesler: Succeed 2020 improved student graduation and scholarship rates InForum Article by Kirsten Baesler on Oct. 9, 2017 In 2011, Hess Corporation announced a generous $25 million grant to improve North Dakota’s public education system. The grant, called Succeed 2020, aimed to improve student preparation for college and careers and ensure more successful transitions from…
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Are You Ready For A Makerspace In Your School?

What, Why and How of a Makerspace in your school. WHAT: What makes a makerspace? According to the International Society for Technology in Education, ISTE, it is a space that: promotes learning through play and experimentation; is cross-disciplinary, with elements of art, science and craftsmanship; and offers tools and mater4ials that encourage students to create rather…
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Exciting STEAM-based Projects At Two CHARISM STEM Clubs

N.D. Council on the Arts grant enables NEW art/photography unit This spring, the Eastwood STEM Club (West Fargo, N.D.) received funding from the North Dakota Council on the Arts grant to provide a group of 20 female students with an art/photography unit. Throughout the month of February local photographer expert, Robb Siverson, will provide daily lessons to students on the…
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